Arcadia University News


January 18, 2017

Cohen Publishes New Poetry Book Based on Arcadia Course

Marion Cohen , adjunct professor of Mathematics, has taken her in-class discussions and transformed them into a work of poetry with the release of her 27th book, Truth and Beauty . Published by WordTech Editions, the chapbook explores how students and teacher relate to each other in life...

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October 26, 2016

Dr. Rosen Co-Edits Volume on Current Climate of Youth Activism

Dr. Sonia Rosen , assistant professor of Education, published her first co-edited volume, Contemporary Youth Activism: Advancing Social Justice in the United States , about the history of youth activism and its current state, and how this type of activism effects changes. The volume was released at...

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October 18, 2016

Valerie Levicoff Plays Solo in Bryn Athyn Orchestra, Oct. 23

Valerie Levicoff , adjunct professor of Music and director of Arcadia’s string ensemble, will perform a solo in the Bryn Athyn Orchestra on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center . A violin soloist and concertmaster, Levicoff began playing violin at the age of six and grew...

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October 17, 2016

CHS Faculty Attend Interprofessional Education Conference

Several faculty members from Arcadia’s College of Health Sciences attended the Interprofessional Education Collaboration (IPEC) in Herndon, Va., from Oct. 5 to 7. Dr. Karen Sawyer , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, Dr. Amy Miller , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, Amanda Seymour ,...

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October 4, 2016

Dr. Brasof Offers New Teaching Model for Social Studies in Recent Article

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, recently published “An Abolition Framework: Debating Slavery by Moving Beyond the Question of Race” in the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies’ Social Studies Journal . In his article, Dr. Brasof offers a new method for teaching students...

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September 27, 2016

Health Services Staff Publish Hepatitis B Research

Kathy McGovern , CRNP, director of Health Services, and Theresa Smith , CRNP, nurse at Health Services, published their joint research on the decrease in immunity to Hepatitis B over a 15-year period. The study, which compared blood samples from volunteer Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy...

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August 18, 2016

Shandell Co-edits Anthology That Examines ‘Experiments in Democracy’

Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts, co-edited Experiments in Democracy: Interracial and Cross-Cultural Exchange in American Theater, 1912-1945 , alongside Dr. Cheryl Black, professor of theatre and director of graduate studies at the University of Missouri. Published by...

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August 17, 2016

Atkins Assesses State of Biased Media in New Book

Larry Atkins , adjunct professor of journalism, assesses the state of the media and the biases they present in his new book, Skewed: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Media Bias . Released on Aug. 16, the book provides tools for the reader to critique media and better analyze the biases presented as...

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July 18, 2016

Dr. Abboud’s Book on Syria Featured on “Washington Post” List for Summer Reading

Dr. Samer Abboud ’s new book, Syria , was featured in The Washington Post on June 29 in a story on the best books to read this summer on the Middle East. Published in October, Syria has been acclaimed as one of the most comprehensive reads about the Syrian war. “Samer Abboud’s Syria offers a short...

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July 12, 2016

Dr. Bartoli Appointed as Chair of Psychology and Counseling Accrediting Body

Dr. Eleonora Bartoli , associate professor and director of Arcadia’s Master’s program in Counseling, was selected to chair the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) after chairing its Masters in Counseling Accreditation Committee since 2013. As chair, Dr. Bartoli will...

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June 22, 2016

Marion Cohen Publishes New Poetry Books

Marion Cohen , adjunct professor of Mathematics, is celebrating the release of her 25th and 26th published books, Closer to Dying and What I’m Wearing Today . Both books highlight Cohen’s passion for poetry, while merging it with other interests and observations. Closer to Dying , an unthemed...

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June 15, 2016

Batchelor Receives Maybelle Longstreet Prize from Woodmere Art Museum

Betsey Batchelor , associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, received the Maybelle Longstreet Prize from the Woodmere Art Museum for her painting “Pillar,” on display in the Woodmere Annual 75th Juried Exhibition “The Condition of Place.” The exhibition runs through August 28.

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June 9, 2016

Dr. Campbell’s Music Course Featured In Philadelphia Tribune

Dr. Bruce Campbell , assistant professor in the School of Education, was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune on May 25 for a story on his innovative methods of incorporating hip-hop music into the classroom and his influence in the Philadelphia music scene. The story also discusses Campbell’s work...

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April 20, 2016

Paskell Selected as Artist-in-Residence for Moroccan Art Initiative

School of Education professor Linda Ruth Paskell '81, '96M.Ed. will be the Artist-in-Residency at the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco, this July as she continues her photography project, “Color of Poverty.” This project brings awareness about struggles facing women in poverty around the world...

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March 30, 2016

Abbey Ryan Performs Live Painting Demonstration on April 1

Abbey Ryan ’03 , assistant professor of art, will perform a live painting demonstration on Friday, April 1 in Grey Towers Castle from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ryan began conducting live painting demonstrations in 2011 to honor the memory of Jami Rodriguez '00 . Each year, the proceeds from the auction of...

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March 3, 2016

Dr. Loury Examines Role of Higher Education in African American Communities

Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, is a panelist in the 46th annual Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education, “Black Lives Matter: Critical Dialogue for the Greater Good Post Brown & Martin,” in Philadelphia on March 3. The panel of...

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February 8, 2016

Adjovi Speaks with World News Outlets on UN’s Opinion on Assange

Roland Adjovi , assistant professor of historical and political studies, spoke with several international news organizations on Feb. 5 as second vice chairman of the United Nations expert panel, The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, in the hearing of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange . In a...

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September 30, 2015

Landberg Makes Headlines for Conservation Work with Snapping Turtles

Dr. Tobias Landberg , assistant professor of biology, was featured in several Connecticut news outlets over the summer for his work with researchers from Mystic Aquarium and Tributary Mill Conservancy in Old Lyme, Conn., studying snapping turtles. The Hartford Courant cited Landberg’s assessments...

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September 18, 2015

Dr. Bushar Publishes on New Jersey Rattlesnakes

Lauretta Bushar, Ph.D. , professor and chair of the Department of Biology , co-authored “Population Isolation and Genetic Subdivision of Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) in the New Jersey Pine Barrens” in the September issue of Herpetologica . Through DNA and statistical analysis, Dr. Bushar...

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September 17, 2015

Morra Publishes 10-Year Research on Bushmeat in Equatorial Guinea

Wayne Morra , professor of economics, published “ Long-Term Urban Market Dynamics Reveal Increased Bushmeat Carcass Volume despite Economic Growth and Proactive Environmental Legislation on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea ” in July in the online journal Plos One . For more than a decade, Morra and...

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July 8, 2015

Feldman Discusses Debut Novel with Salon.com

On Salon.com, Stephanie Feldman , adjunct professor in the MFA of Creative Writing program , discusses the line between realism and fantasy and the use of fairy tale elements to explore trauma and memory in her debut novel, The Angel of Losses . Feldman’s novel is a Barnes & Noble Discover...

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